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Four more years!
MCnet has recently started another four year funding period, through the award of a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network grant, MCnetITN3. The short-term studentship programme has now restarted and is accepting applications to start from September 2017 onwards.

PhD opportunities
The network will host 11 PhD studentships. Many have now been filled, but information on the remaining positions can be obtained here.

The next network meeting will be held at KIT September 27th-19th 2017 aimed at all members of the network, but especially our students and postdocs.

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MCnet is funded by Marie Curie Actions

MCnet is a European Union funded Marie Curie Initial Training Network dedicated to developing and supporting general-purpose Monte Carlo event generators throughout the LHC era and beyond, and providing training of a wide selection of its user base, particularly through funded short-term 'residencies' and Annual Schools.

Monte Carlo event generators are central to high energy particle physics. They are used by almost all experimental collaborations to plan their experiments and analyze their data, and by theorists to simulate the complex final states of the fundamental interactions that may signal new physics. The network incorporates all the authors of current general purpose event generators, and has the main purposes of: These training objectives are being achieved both through dedicated activities and through our outreach and research activities: